30 Sep '15, 5pm

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Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB), a Stockholm-based financial services firm with 1.7bn SEK ($202m) in assets under management, announced yesterday that it was among 13 major banks that had joined the top-secret work underway at R3CEV. Since R3 unveiled its mission this summer, the distributed ledger tech startup has so far signed on 22 banking partners to the project, all of whom are now participating in its bid to create a blockchain-based "Global Fabric for Finance" for banks. Though public details about the project are relatively scarce, Rasmus Järborg, head of strategy at SEB, said that the bank saw the partnership as a way to further its ongoing research into blockchain technology, which it contends began in 2010 and intensified as the price of bitcoin spiked in late 2013. Järborg identified payments, trading markets and securities settlements as the use cases SEB ...

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